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Trinity House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sale Moor, Trafford

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Latitude: 53.4206 / 53°25'14"N

Longitude: -2.3072 / 2°18'25"W

OS Eastings: 379683

OS Northings: 391581

OS Grid: SJ796915

Mapcode National: GBR DXBW.9J

Mapcode Global: WH98P.J9K0

Entry Name: Trinity House

Listing Date: 7 February 1978

Last Amended: 12 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101800

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212928

Location: Trafford, M33

County: Trafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Sale Moor

Built-Up Area: Sale

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Sale St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(south side)

3/168 No. 114
7.2.78 (Trinity House) (Formerly
listed as Trinity Methodist
- Church)

Methodist chapel, now auction rooms. 1875. Pennington and
Bridgen of Manchester. Brick and ashlar with slate roof.
Classic chapel plan with 3-sided gallery. The C20 chapel
which adjoins at the rear is not included in this entry. 2-
storey 5-bay entrance front has full height distyle Ionic
portico in antis in a grand manner. Rusticated stone plinth,
giant corner pilasters, dentilled cornice, entablature
inscribed TRINITY CHAPEL and 3-bay dentilled pediment with
cross in tympanum. Enriched entablatures with antefixae to
ground floor outer bay windows and semi-circular headed
first floor window with architrave and enriched panel
between the two. 7-bay side elevations to a related design.
Interior: staircases flank the portico and lead to the
gallery which has a panelled pitch pine parapet with
enriched plaster band and is supported on cast iron columns
with elaborate capitals. The central wooden pulpit stands in
front of the former organ arch (now blocked) with panelled
soffit and giant 1/2 columns and pilasters. The ceiling is
coved and has an enriched panelled cupola supporting a large
wrought iron light fitting. Stained glass. The design was
won in a competition.

Listing NGR: SJ7968391581

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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